Courses for Qualifications in Auslan

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Courses that qualify students in Auslan are suited to people working in or interested in the disability sector, education sector or interpreting. You will learn to communicate visually using gestures, body language and facial expressions. The course is designed to provide you with the ability to sign and read back signing. It also facilitates an understanding of the sociocultural contexts in which the language is used.

It is highly recommended that you complete each course before advancing to the next level.

Our courses are delivered in either a blended learning model or fully online model. The blended learning model is a combination of face to face learning, online and home study.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have prior training (excluding Sign Language 1 and 2, and Sign Online) you may be eligible for formal recognition or a credit transfer. For more information, please call or email us – contact details are below.

You are applying for a funded place in the Access Training & Education RTO: 41192 (ATE). Your place in the course will be confirmed if you meet the eligibility criteria and when government funding is confirmed. Enrolment in ATE does not guarantee that you will successfully complete your course, or that the you will obtain a particular employment outcome where this is outside the control of ATE.

Skills Path Way

25%
PSP20218 CERTIFICATE II IN AUSLAN A basic introduction to signing in Auslan
50%
PSP30218 CERTIFICATE III IN AUSLAN Develop your ability to use appropriate cultural and Auslan skills for problem solving and interactions.
75%
PSP40818 CERTIFICATE IV IN AUSLAN Designed to provide training in how to sign in a range of unpredictable, more challenging tasks at an autonomous level
100%
PSP51018 DIPLOMA OF AUSLAN Auslan for people who want to become sign language users with skills and knowledge applications across a broad range of technical and/or management requirements.
100%
PSP50916 DIPLOMA OF INTERPRETING Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) is designed to provide formal accredited training in interpreting Auslan/English

 Enrolments for PSP20218 Certificate II in Auslan open on 27 November 2020 for a February 2021 start.

PSP20218 Certificate II in Auslan will give you skills and knowledge to communicate in Auslan as a basic user of the language.

You will learn to communicate with deaf people on familiar and routine matters in a culturally appropriate and sensitive way. You will learn to identify the fundamental and major differences between Auslan and English structure.

The next enrolment for PSP30218 Certificate III in Auslan opens mid-year, 2021 for a Semester 2, 2021 start.

PSP30218 Certificate III in Auslan will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in Auslan as an independent user of the language. You will learn to communicate with deaf people with some confidence on familiar, routine and some non-routine matters. You will learn to identify the principle characteristics of Auslan signs and generally describe cultural and historical trends and issues in the Deaf Community.

Enrolments for PSP40818 Certificate IV in Auslan open on 27 November 2020 for a February 2021 start.

PSP40818 Certificate IV will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in Auslan as an independent user of the language. You will learn to communicate with deaf people with some complexity, developing a degree of fluency and spontaneity in a wide range of topics. You will learn to identify significant differences between the structures of Auslan and English. You will also develop basic skills for communication with deafblind people.

The next enrolment for PSP51018 Diploma of Auslan opens mid-year, 2021 for a Semester 2, 2021 start.

PSP51018 Diploma of Auslan will give you skills and knowledge to be able to communicate in Auslan as a proficient user of the language. You will learn to communicate with deaf people fluently and spontaneously in a wide range of topics and domains. You will learn to identify and analyse the structure of Auslan as well as basic linguistic similarities and differences between Auslan and other signed languages.

                                                                                The next enrolment for PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) opens in the 2nd half of 2021 for a Semester 1, 2022 start.

PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) will develop your skills and knowledge to interpret in general dialogue settings with the potential to interpret in general monologue settings.

The diploma prepares interpreters for work typically in the community and business domains. The community and business domains will include sectors such as general health, welfare and community services, educational and social contexts, informal business and workplace contexts.

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